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Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2018
Sep25

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2018

Read our coverage of Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2018   Bristol VA/TN – 21 to 23 September 2018 – TriFest Music Tour Rob Dickens – words Jim Jacob – images   Here I am in Bristol back for the fourth time and my second Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion. Bristol is officially recognised as The Birthplace of Country Music.  For it was here in 1927 where Ralph Peer, with the most advanced equipment of...

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Radio Bristol
Sep23

Radio Bristol

Read about our catch up with Kris Truelson of Radio Bristol VA/TN   Bristol VA/TN 21 September 2018 TriFest Music Tour Words – Rob Dickens Pictures – Jim Jacob   Today we met with Kris Truelson, Producer and Announcer with Radio Bristol (and front man with local old-time group Bill and the Belles). Radio Bristol, a branch of the Birthplace of Country Music (BCM), is a nonprofit network of community radio channels...

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Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley Live
Sep18

Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley Live

From Bristol Virginia Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley live review Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley Live at The Birthplace of Country Music Museum Farm and Fun Time Radio Bristol 15 September 2016 Bristol VA/TN Rob Ickes (rhymes with bikes) is one of the best dobro players in the world, no question.  Don’t take my word for it.  The pre-eminent bluegrass organisation, the IBMA, has awarded him Dobro Player of the Year an astonishing fifteen...

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